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Cognitive Science Colloquium Schedule

Our Colloquia are held in
Room #111, Krieger Hall
unless otherwise noted.

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Related-department colloquia:

Upcoming Cognitive Science Colloquia:

Speaker
Affiliation
Date
& Time
Title
Dr. Frank TongVanderbilt University
Psychology Department
Thursday, September 22, 2011, 3:45 PM
The Role of Early Visual Areas in High-level Visual Cognition
Dr. Greg HickokUniversity of California, Irvine
Cognitive Sciences; School of Social Sciences
Thursday, September 29, 2011, 3:45 PM
Towards a Computational Neuroanatomy of Speech Production and Its Relation to Speech Perception
Dr. Valentine HacquardUniversity of Maryland
Department of Linguistics
Thursday, October 20, 2011, 3:45 PMTBA
Dr. Russell EpsteinUniversity of Pennsylvania
Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
Thursday, October 27, 2011, 3:45 PMTBA
Dr. Charles KempCarnegie-Mellon University
Department of Psychology
Thursday, November 17, 2011, 3:45 PMTBA
Past Colloquia:
Dr. Dana BoatmanJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Neurology
Thursday
May 5, 2011
3:45PM
Early High Gamma Responses Recorded from Human Auditory Cortex
Dr. Rajesh BhattUniversity of Massachussetts/Amherst
Thursday
April 28, 2011
3:45PM
Locating agreement in grammar
Dr. Shigeto KawaharaRutgers University
Thursday
March 31, 2011
3:45PM
Modes of phonological judgment
Dr. Nicholas Turk-BrownePrinceton University
Thursday
March 17, 2011
3:45PM
Statistical learning: detecting, representing, and using regularities in vision
Dr. Chris KennedyUniversity of Chicago
Thursday
March10, 2011
3:45PM
The number of meanings of English number words
Dr. Sarah CreelUniversity of California, San Diego
Thursday
February 24, 2011
3:45PM
Learning and representing talker-specific acoustic detail: effects on language processing in preschoolers and adults

Dr. Christine Gunlogson

University of Rochester

Thursday
November 11, 2010
3:45PM

Recognizing questions

Dr. Matthew Goldrick

Department of Linguistics,
Northwestern University

Tuesday
August 17, 2010
3:45PM

The nature of interactive processes in speech production: Evidence from phonetic variation

Dr. Charles Leek

Bangor University -- Psychology

Thursday
May 6, 2010
3:45PM

Functional Specialization in Supplementary Motor Area (SMA): Evidence from fMRI and visuo-spatial transformation deficits in Parkinson's disease

Dr. Josh Tenenbaum

MIT -- Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Wednesday
April 21, 2010
3:45PM

How to grow a mind: statistics, structure and abstraction

Dr. Ray Jackendoff

Tufts University -- Philosophy

Thursday
April 15, 2010
3:45PM

A Domain-General Approach to Ellipsis [handout here]

Dr. Cynthia Connine

Binghamton University -- Psychology

Thursday
April 8, 2010
3:45PM

Perceptual Learning of Co-articulation in Speech

Dr. Bruce Hayes

UCLA -- Linguistics

Thursday
March 25, 2010
3:45PM

Accidentally-true constraints in phonotactic learning

Dr. Soojin Park

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Wednesday
March 10, 2010
9:30-11:00 AM

The integrative nature of scene representation

Dr. Akira Omaki

University of Maryland
Department of Linguistics

Monday
March 1, 2010
9:00AM

Risky business: predictive structure building mechanisms in adults and children

Dr. Po-Jang (Brown) Hsieh

MIT

Wednesday
February 24, 2010
9:30-11:00
AM

Causes, Consequences, and Neural Correlates of Visual Awareness

Dr. Christina Kim

Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences;
Department of Linguistics,
University of Rochester

Tuesday
February 23, 2010
9:00-10:30AM

Linguistically driven expectations and contextual domain restriction

Dr. Kay Bock

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- Psychology

Thursday
February 18, 2010
3:45PM

Between Number Sense and Number Syntax

Dr. Dirk Bernhardt-Walther

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Wednesday
February 17, 2010
9:30-11:00 AM

Perceiving real-world scenes

Dr. Jonathan Brennan

Department of Linguistics, New York University

Tuesday
February 16, 2010
9:00-10:30 AM

Distinguishing syntactic and semantic operations: MEG and fMRI studies

Dr. Ruth Kramer

Georgetown University -- Linguistics

Thursday, October 22, 2009
3:45 PM

Definite Markers in Amharic and the Syntax-Morphology Connection

Dr. Rajeev Raizada

Dartmouth -- Neukom Institute for Computational Science

Thursday
October 1, 2009
3:45 PM

Using pattern-based fMRI to relate the structure of people's neural representations to their behavioural performance.

Dr. Rolf Noyer

Department of Linguistics,
University of Pennsylvania

Thursday
April 23, 2009
3:45 PM

The Poetic Meter Parsing Problem

Dr. Masha Polinsky

Department of Linguistics,
Harvard University

Thursday
April 16, 2009
3:45PM

Looking back—at head-final languages

Dr. Gary Dell

Department of Psychology,
University of Illinois

Thursday
April 9. 2009
3:45 PM

Implicit learning in the language production system as revealed by speech errors: Some studies within an emerging framework in psycholinguistics

Dr. Daphne Bavelier

Brain & Cognitive Sciences

University of Rochester Medical Center

Wednesday April 1, 2009 4:00 PM Ames 233

Action Video Game Playing Enhances Vision and Perceptual Decision Making

Dr. Daniel Dilks

Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
MIT/Massachussetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday
March 24, 2009
4:00 PM

Cortical reorganization in the human adult visual system

Dr. Niko Kriegeskorte

NIH / NIMH

Thursday
Mar 5, 2009

The transformation of representational similarity along human ventral-stream stages of visual object processing

Dr. Elissa Newport

Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Linguistics,
Rochester University

Friday
Feb 20. 2009
3:00 PM
HODSON HALL #110

How children shape languages: Language acquisition and language emergence

Dr. Elissa Newport

Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Linguistics,
Rochester University

Thursday
Feb 19. 2009
3:45 PM

Statistical language learning: Computational and maturational constraints

Dr. Hannah Rohde

Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University

Friday December 19, 2008, 9:30 AM

Discourse-driven Expectations in Sentence Processing

Dr. Brian Keane 

University of California, Los Angeles

Wednesday December 17, 2008, 9:30 AM

How Do We Build and Maintain Visual Object Representations?  A Multilevel Approach

Dr. Brad Duchaine

University College, London

Tuesday December 16, 2008, 9:30 AM

Exploring face processing via deficits and disruptions

Dr. Andrew Kehler

Department of Linguistics,
University of California, San Diego

Friday December 12, 2008, 9:30 AM

Coherence and the (Psycho-)
linguistics of pronoun interpretation

Dr. Peter Alrenga

University of Chicago

Wednesday December 10, 2008, 9:30 AM

Modals and Quantifiers in the Comparative Clause:  Decomposing Maximality

Dr. Ben Balas

Children's Hospital, Boston

Tuesday December 9, 2008, 9:30 AM

Texture synthesis and perception:  Using computer graphics and machine learning to study human vision

Dr. Kyle Rawlins

University of California, Santa Cruz

Monday December 8, 2008, 9:30 AM

Conditionality without "if"

Dr. Jeffrey Zacks

Department of Psychology,
Washington University

Thursday
Sept 25, 2008
3:45PM

Event perception and memory: A mind-brain perspective

Dr. Bob McMurray

Department of Psychology,
University of Iowa

Thursday
Sept 18, 2008
3:45PM

Language use at two timescales: Word recognition and word learning as the interaction of online processes and developmental history.

Dr. Jenny Saffran

University of Wisconsin

Thursday
April 17, 2008
3:45PM

When is infant language learning special, and when is it not?

Dr. Vito Pirrelli

CNR Pisa

Thursday
April 10, 2008
3:45PM

Two routes or one? A reappraisal of the psycho-computational debate on morphology learning

Dr. Eric Bakovic

University of California
San Diego

Thursday
March 27, 2008
3:45PM

What it means to be ‘sufficiently similar’: trajectory of a phonologically significant generalization

Dr. Jim Morgan

Brown University

Thursday
March 13, 2008
3:45PM

The development of spoken word recognition

Dr. Jason Zevin

Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology,
Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Thursday
December 13, 2007
3:45PM

Learning and limits on adult plasticity for speech

Dr. Susan Goldin-Meadow

Department of Psychology,
University of Chicago

Thursday
November 15, 2007
3:45PM

Gesture's Role in Creating and Learning Language

Dr. Peter Vishton

Department of Psychology,
College of William and Mary

Thursday
November 8, 2007
3:45PM

Action Controls Perception Just As Perception Controls Action: Evidence from Infant and Adult Looking, Judging, Reaching, and Driving

Dr. Brendan Weekes

Department of Psychology,
University of Sussex

Thursday
October 25, 2007
3:45PM

How the language environment shapes brain function

Dr. Matt Goldrick

Department of Linguistics,
Northwestern Univ

Thursday
October 18, 2007
3:45PM

Mechanisms and Representations Underlying Interactive Effects in Speech Production

Dr. Karin Stromswold

Department of Psychology,
Rutgers Univ
Thursday
September 27, 2007
3:45PM

Genetics and the Structure, Acquisition and Evolution of Language

Dr. Andrew Nevins

Department of Linguistics,
Harvard University

Thursday
September 13, 2007
3:45PM

Vowel Harmony: Phonological limitations on a very general search procedure 

Dr. Hilary Putnam
Harvard University
Department of Philosophy
Wednesday
May 2, 2007
3:30 PM
Margenthaler 111
Dr. Alec Marantz

New York University
Department of Linguistics

Thursday
April 19, 2007
3:45PM
Dr. Steven Gross

Johns Hopkins University
Department of Philosophy

Thursday
April 12, 2007
3:45PM

Dr. Peter Gordon

Department of Psychology
University of North Carolina

Thursday
April 5, 2007
3:45 PM

Understanding Complex Sentences: Memory Constraints and Information Structure

Dr. Rebecca Scarborough
Stanford University
Department of Linguistics
Thursday
March 22, 2007
3:45PM
Phonetics in the lexicon: What neighborhoods tell us about vowels and vice versa
Dr. Iris Berent
Florida Atlantic University
Department of Psychology
Thursday
March 8, 2007
3:45PM
Dr. John Desmond
Johns Hopkins University
Department of Neurology
Thursday
February 22, 2007
3:30 PM
Cerebellar Function in Verbal Working Memory
Dr. Joe Pater
University of Massachusetts
Thursday
February 8, 2007
3:30 PM
Dr. Emmanuel Dupoux
Laboratory of Cognitive Science and Psycholinguistics
EHESS
Monday
October 30, 2006
11:00 AM
TBA
Dr. Marc Hauser
Psychology, Organismic & Evolution and Biological Anthropology
Harvard University
Thursday
October 26, 2006
3:45 PM
110 Maryland Hall
Dr. Paul DeLacy
Linguistics Department
Rutgers University
Thursday
October 19, 2006
3:45 PM
Dr. Chen Yu
Indiana University
Thursday
October 5, 2006
3:30 PM
Dr. Gary Marcus
Department of Psychology
New York University
Tuesday
April 25, 2006
3:00 PM
Dr. Janet Pierrehumbert
Department of Linguistics
Northwestern University
Thursday
April 27, 2006
3:30 PM
Nearly merging psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics
Dr. Eric Wehrli
Dept of Linguistics
Univ. of Geneva


March 31, 2006
3:30 PM

Dr. Matt Crocker
Dept. of Computational Linguistics & Phonetics
Saarland University

Thursday
March 16, 2006
3:30 PM

110 Maryland Hall

Dr. Susan Carey
Department of Psychology
Harvard University

Thursday
March 2, 2006
3:30 PM

The Origins of Concepts
Dr. David Embick
Department of Linguistics
University of Pennsylvania
Thursday
February 16, 2006
3:30 PM
Dr. Nora Newcombe
Psychology; Temple University Infant Lab at Ambler Temple University
Thursday
December 8, 2005
3:30 PM
Dr. Jonathan Bobaljik
Linguistics
University of Connecticut
Thursday
November 10, 2005
3:30 PM
Dr. Matthew M. Botvinick
Dept. of Psychiatry & Center for Cognitive Neuroscience
University of Pennsylvania
Thursday
October 27, 2005
3:30 PM
Dr. Gail Mauner
Psychology/Linguistics
SUNY Buffalo
Thursday
October 6, 2005
3:30 PM
Syntactically active, inactive, and evoked implicit agents in pronoun and metonymy resolution
Dr. Delphine Dahan
Department of Psychology
University of Pennsylvania
Thursday
April 28, 2005
3:30 PM
Dr. Arto Anttila
Department of Linguistics
Stanford University
Thursday
April 14, 2005
3:30 PM
Dr. Rajesh Bhatt
Department of Linguistics
University of Pennsylvania
Thursday
April 7, 2005
3:30 PM
Temporal Correlatives
Dr. Paul Bloom
Department of Psychology
Yale University
Thursday
March 31, 2005
3:30 PM
Dr. David Poeppel
Department of Linguistics
University of Maryland, College Park
Thursday
March 3, 2005
3:30 PM
Dr. Thierry Nazzi
Laboratoire Cognition et De veloppement, CNRS and the Universite Rene -Descartes (Paris V)
Wednesday, January 5, 2005
Dr. Raul Aranovich
University of California at Davis
Thursday
December 2, 2004 3:30 PM
Dr. Emmanuel Dupoux
Laboratoire de Science Cognitive et Psycholinguistique Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences in Sociales in Paris
Thursday
November 4, 2004 3:30 PM
Dr. Lila Gleitman
Department of Psychology
University of Pennsylvania
Thursday
October 28, 2004 3:30 PM
Dr. Jeffrey Lidz
Department of Linguistics
Northwestern University
Thursday
October 14, 2004 3:30 PM
Dr. Zenzi M. Griffin
Department of Psychology
Georgia Institute of Technology
Thursday
September 30, 2004 3:30 PM
Dr. Marie-Josephe Tainturier
School of Psychology
University of Bangor
Thursday
September 23, 2004 3:30 PM
The acquisition of past-tense spelling in English: Rules or rote?
Dr. Henriëtte de Swart
UiL-OTS/Utrecht University
Thursday
April 8, 2004 3:45 PM
Dr. David Corina
Department of Psychology
University of Washington
Thursday
April 1, 2004 3:45 PM
Dr. Bencie Woll & Harry Sieretazki
Department of Language & Communication Science - City University, Northampton Square, London
Thursday
Feb 12, 2004 4:00 PM

Dr. Andy Ellis

Department of Psychology - The University of York
Thursday
Feb 5, 2004 3:45 PM
Dr. David Gow
Salem State College and Massachusetts General Hospital
Thursday
Dec 4, 2003 3:30 PM
Dr. John Alderete
Department of English, Linguistics Program
University of South Carolina
Thursday
Nov 20, 2003 3:30 PM
Dr. Barbara Partee & Dr. Vladimir Borschev
University of Massachusetts & VINITI/Russian Academy of Sciences


Thursday
Oct 23 2003
3:30 PM

Dr. Judy Shepard-Kegl
Linguistics Department, University of Southern Maine
Thursday
Oct 16, 2003 3:30 PM
Dr. Ed Connor
The Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute, The Johns Hopkins University
Thursday
Oct 9, 2003 3:30 PM
Dr. Martin Nowak
Institute for Advanced Study
Thursday, April 10, 2003, 3:30 PM
Computational and Evolutionary Aspects of Language
Dr. Colin Wilson
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics UCLA
Thursday, April 3, 2003, 3:30 PM
Dr. Helene Intraub

Professor, Psychology Department, University of Delaware

03/27/2003 03:30 PM
Dr. Letitia Naigles

Associate Professor, Psychology Department University of Connecticut

03:30 PM Mar-20-2003
Dr. Yan Huang
School of Linguistics & Applied Language Studies University of Reading/UK
03:30 PM Feb-13-2003
Dr. Richard L. Lewis
Associate Professor Department of Psychology, Linguistics, and EE & Computer Science University of Michigan
03:30 PM Feb-06-2003
Dr. Diamandis Gafos
New York University
03:45 PM Nov-14-2002
Dr. Linda Smith
Indiana University
03:45 PM Oct-31-2002
Dr. Bryan Gick
University of British Columbia
03:45 PM Oct-10-2002
Dr. Jason Eisner
Johns Hopkins University
03:45 PM Sep-26-2002
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